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Annual Meeting

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


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A one day event featuring guest speakers and networking opportunities with local vendors and businesses. No cost to attend! Lunch provided, courtesy of the Chapter.


7:30 – 8:00 AM
Vendor booth set up

8:00 – 9:00
Networking & Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00
Presentation (Energy): Energy Star Treasure Hunt
(Patrick Costello, Michael Gorham, Paige Engelhardt, Steve Smith)

This presentation will cover the recent “Treasure Hunt” at St. Joseph Medical Center.  A broad overview of the preparation, the two-day event, connection to energy incentive programs that are available in 2017, and benefits to SJMC and CICHE for hosting this event.  There will be an open discussion and an opportunity to ask questions about specific circumstances.

10:00 – 11:00
Networking and social

11:00 – 12:00
Presentation (Safety): OSHA Compliance in the Healthcare Environment
(Brian Bothast, Dept of Labor)

This session will provide clarification on a variety of OSHA topics and answering participant questions. Brian will address the new Walking, Working Surfaces standard including guidance on developing a fall protection plan.  He will also address implementation of the new confined space entry standard, the new silica standard and what Table 1 means to you, in addition to addressing common OSHA violations.

12:00 – 1:00

1:00 – 1:15 
CICHE Business & Scholarship Presentation

1:15 – 2:45 
Presentation (PD+C): USP 797 & 800 Pharmacy Requirements and the Healthcare Environment

2:45 – 3:15
Break and networking

3:15 – 4:30
Panel Discussion (Regulatory): CMS Letter to Reduce Legionella Risk, Water Management Plan, and ASHRAE 188.

4:30 – 6:00
Happy Hour at Kelleher’s Irish Pub & Eatery (619 Southwest Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602)


December 7
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Gateway Building
200 NE Water Street
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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